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Post bariatric nutrition

Watch Helen and Kathyrn discuss the topic of pregnancy in women who are post bariatric surgery.

Watch Helen and Kathyrn discuss the topic of pregnancy in women who are post bariatric surgery and the associated challenges it brings to providing pregnancy and nutrition advice to women.

Talking point

As you watch the video, reflect on your professional practice and the advice you’ve given to women who are post bariatric surgery.

Note the challenges you encountered and if they were similar or the same as those mentioned by Helen and Kathyrn, and then within the Comments briefly describe the solution or advice you gave to your patient.

If this area is new to you, consider briefly describing a solution or advice that you’d give to a patient in a situation similar to that described by Helen and Kathryn.

Also consider sharing how you see yourself using this information about post bariatric nutrition in your professional practice – how will you now advise your patients?

Don’t forget to consider reading and commenting on contributions made by other learners. You can also ‘Like’ comments or follow other learners throughout the course.

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